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FREE training for secondary schools

18 Oct 2022,


FREE Training on 28th November 2022, 9am to 12.30pm at The Pamela Sunter Centre, Bingley For those working with children in secondary schools:


  • Expectations matter – how do we see people with Down syndrome? What is it?
  • Health needs that may impact on education and development
  • What is the vision? Where does someone with Down syndrome belong?
  • The learning profile of a person with Down syndrome. Strengths and weaknesses in the classroom
  • Strategies to help with communication, speech, literacy & numeracy
  • Qualifications – what are we working towards?
  • Tackling behaviour – including sexuality relationships education
  • Progression beyond school – a little about college, supported internships, employment

This is a free training day aimed at teaching staff working with children and young people who have Down syndrome.

The Down Syndrome Bill, currently under consultation, calls for

Children with Down syndrome to be recognised as a unique group of people who need specific provision

Mandatory specialist training for staff in mainstream and special schools settings and for the whole school community delivered by specialists in Down syndrome

TO BOOK: Please visit the training page on our website: Training | Down Syndrome Training and Support Service Ltd ( or contact our office Tel: 01274 561308.

Places are FREE but booking is essential

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The Bradford SEND Local Offer is a free and impartial service provided by Bradford Council. The information contained within the website is available for the purposes of identifying services and provision that are available to children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities. This information does not represent a recommendation or an endorsement of a Service or Provider and neither does the Bradford Council or its partners make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy of the information.

Anyone seeking to use or access a service or provision is responsible for undertaking their own checks to determine the suitability and fitness for purpose of that service and provision. Some providers will be registered and inspected by external agencies, such as Ofsted or the Care Quality Commission. Anyone working with children and young people will be required to have appropriate Disclosure and Barring Service Check (the replacement for the Criminal Record Check), safeguarding policies and insurance in place, which they should make available to you on request.